Hybrid Overview

VARIETY CHARACTERISTICS

Ear Type

Semi-Determinate

Cob Color

Pink

KEY STRENGTHS

Great yields across the Corn Belt to the East Coast! Responds well to intensive management and irrigation. Good level of tolerance to Goss’s. Heavy test weight!

MANAGEMENT TIPS

This hybrid is a winner and needs intensive management to stay that way. Manage fertility well with a focus on K, Cu, and Mn for stalk and root strength. Use foliar fungicides and higher populations.

MATURITY

GDUs to Mid-pollination

1225

GDUs to Black Layer

2420

Pollination for Maturity

Medium-Late

Hybrid Charts

DISEASE RESISTANCE

0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Gray Leaf Spot

Southern Leaf Blight

Northern Leaf Blight

Eye Spot

Goss’ Wilt

Common Rust

Stalk Anthracnose

Diplodia Ear Rot

Diplodia Stalk Rot

HYBRID AGRONOMICS

0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Test Weight

Staygreen

Stalk Rating

Root Rating

Early Plant Vigor

Videos

Darren Hefty discusses emergence of Hefty Brand H5504 105-Day SmartStax Corn.

Darren Hefty Comments on Hefty Brand H5504 corn at full maturity just prior to harvest.

Photos